CANADA DAY: SPACE EDITION 🇨🇦

  1. The Canadian space agency was established in 1989
  2. Canadarm and Canadarm2 were used during shuttle and space station missions
  3. Chris Hadfield commanded the International Space Station in 2013 and is known for his social media campaign on the station
  4. Alouette was the first Canadian satellite. It went into space in 1962
  5. The first Canadian astronauts were payload specialists
    This means they didn't perform space walks, but were responsible for many experiments. In 1992 Garneau and Hadfield were the first Canadians to begin mission specialist training.